Richard Ritenbaugh suggests that the churches of God do not follow the nefarious Protestant doctrine of dispensationalism—an era of time during which man is tested against an aspect of God's judgment. Each dispensation or era allows people to be saved by different criteria. The doctrine suggests that Moses and his …
Numerous biblical examples show the authority and structure of the church. However, they will hold little weight if we feel our experience invalidates them.
Anarchism rejects authority and governance. It declares that man is essentially good, and if all restraints are removed, that inner goodness will come out.
God has sanctified no day other than the Sabbath. Sunday worship is a pagan deviation, perpetuated by Gnosticism, a movement that despises God's laws.
John Ritenbaugh, exploring the invasion of the early apostolic church by Gnostics(interlopers who savagely denigrated the "enslavement to Yahweh, His Law, and the Jewish Sabbath," replacing it with 'enlightened' Greek philosophy- the immortality of the soul, eternal security, irresistible grace, and predestination) …
Because of Dispensationalism, many believe there is an adversarial relationship between law and grace, as though they cannot be complementary.
Several destructive heresies have crept into Western religious culture, including the rapture lie, the dispensationalist theory, and the immortality of the soul.
Many prophecy watchers have made their guesses about who the Two Witness of Revelation 11 are, but not all of their ideas have solid, biblical foundations.
Unmistakably, the law is not a passing fancy with God, here today, gone tomorrow. As long as there are descendants of God's people, God's law still stands.
One of the ways the "unlearned and unstable wrest" Scripture (II Peter 3:16) is to misapply the meaning of a word they find there. Wrongly understanding some word's denotation ...
From the beginning, God has set apart certain individuals, putting them through a sanctifying process, perfecting their character until they reflect His image.
Jesus Christ has full control of the church. Everything of consequence, including the development of our character, is engineered by Him.
If we reject the spiritual gifts God gave to others, we put ourselves at risk of being deceived, and altering our belief system in response to every new idea.
The absence of any outright scriptural condemnation of homosexuality from the lips of Jesus has been a mainstay of so-called Christian, pro-gay rhetoric.